The main domestic airport is situated at the capital city of Bhubaneswar
and there are taxis and auto rickshaws available that cover the
2-3km journey to the center. Bhubaneswar is served by Indian Airlines
and other subsidiary airlines.
Located on the main Calcutta -Chennai line of the South Eastern Railways.
The Dhauli Express is a convenient train from Calcutta (Howrah), taking
approximately 7hrs and 20 min for the journey. Other important trains
include Neelanchal Express & Kalinga Utkal Express from New Delhi
; Falaknuma Express from Secunderabad; Konark Express & East Coast
Express from Hyderabad and Coromandal Express from Chennai as well
as Rourkel-Hirakud Express from Rourkela.
Orissa State Road Transport Corporation (OSRTC), other state transport
buses and private buses link the state with the neighbouring states.
There are deluxe services as well as sleeper services also available
to Calcutta, Rourkela, Bijapur and Vishakhapatnam. The main bus
stand is located at Baramunda, 5-km from Bhubaneswar. Taxis, Auto
rickshaws, cycle-rickshaws and local bus services are also available.
An all-weather, sheltered, deep-draft port has been constructed
at Paradeep at the mouth of Mahanadi River. This port has become
an important departing point for the state's exports, especially
How to reach Orissa - India